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Google doodle pays tribute to Raj Kapoor on 90th anniversary

The two-time National Award winner was a noted actor, director and producer

Guess Who's making the walls talk

Taking a walk down Kochi's lanes one may come across pop cultural icons like Mr Bean, Marilyn Monroe, Mona Lisa, Michael Jackson, and this being ...

Alia Bhatt a better investment bet than Aamir, Salman, SRK

Based on ROI from the box office she is well ahead the male superstars

Enabling and redefining dreams

EMC India COE's internship programme for profoundly disabled aims to provide technical assistance to shape their careers

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A Marwari treat for vegetarians

Kathputli, a new home-styled eatery, offers authentic and sattvik Rajasthani fare in an intimate setting

Bengaluru's heritage markets to give way to faceless malls

Bengaluru's civic authorities plan to demolish centuries-old markets in the city and replace them with revenue-yielding shopping malls

Things James bonds with

The next Bond film, Spectre, might still be a year away. But the buzz around the British spy's accoutrements has already started. Brands and ...

Mahabharat takes Indonesia by storm

Indonesia is mesmerised by the dubbed version of Mahabharat, the Indian television series, which has even spawned a spinoff reality show where ...

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The Indian weave

Victoria and Albert Museum will put on show more than 200 textile exhibits spanning 18 centuries, among them some innovative creations by modern ...

TB is the new lifestyle disease

Crash diets, stress and chronic diseases have brought immunity levels down and made TB a modern-day ailment that is affecting even the affluent

India fourth most vacation deprived nation

Not getting enough vacation days is the major complaint

Being dressy

The author takes designer and stylist Aniket Satam to assess the new collection of dresses by Being Human

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An old soldier's meandering memories

"Old soldiers never die, they just fade away," said General Douglas MacArthur in his farewell address in 1951. But old high officials write ...

A greater escape

Readers of a certain age may remember The Great Escape, the sensational story of the breakout of 70-odd Allied airmen from a Nazi prison camp in ...

KP off the bat

'I don't march in step. I don't ask people to trample all over me because it might make them feel better. That's not who I am.'

Pakistan's defence lawyer

To defend Pakistan in the court of public opinion is a task so difficult that only the most skilful of defence counsels would attempt it. In The ...

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Arundhuti Dasgupta

Child killers and their fate
Arundhuti Dasgupta

Every year has its share of repugnant events but the one that we saw this week caps them all. Over 140 people dead, most of them children, in a ...

Malavika Sangghvi

Bells toll for children on both sides
Malavika Sangghvi

I'd like to believe that Pakistani and Indian women facing each other on the subject of terror could make a difference

Kishore Singh

The year of the buyer
Kishore Singh

The Gaitonde restrospective at the Guggenheim was India's most stellar moment internationally. Gaitonde's Untitled, from Kiran Nadar's ...

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Chess (#1127)

The main event at the London Chess Classic went into the last round with five out of the six players still having a shot at first place due to ...

Chess (#1126)

The "Curse of Caruana" has become a running joke. After the world no 2 reeled off seven straight wins at Sinquefield, it was rumoured that ...

In with a chance

A resurgent Indian team, with its penetrative attack and solid defence, can actually challenge for the top spot in the Champions Trophy

Chess (#1125)

It's one of those busy times of the year. The Russian Superfinal is on. The London Classic is due to start this weekend

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The great sedan shootout

Three great cars belong to the same segment: Honda City, Hyundai Verna and Maruti Suzuki Ciaz. The author decides which one races ahead of the ...

Contest of the crossovers

Three hatchbacks have been muscled up to offer a more adventurous driving experience. The author looks at the pros and cons of the Avventura, ...

A cut above the rest

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class and the Audi A8 belong to the super-luxury car segment. The author tells you how you might determine which is the ...

Formula 1 heads to Abu Dhabi for a suspenseful finale

The 2014 F1 season is poised for a thrilling conclusion with both Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg in with a chance to win the title

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The sound of India

Two men have set up an archive of Indian music and theatre as well as recorded speeches of historical figures

The dilemma of ethics

In the Ramayana, after the battle has been won and Ravana vanquished, the epic instead of winding down to a happy ending throws up a dilemma. ...

History in miniatures

200 objects including Shah Jahan's recipe book, a rare photograph of Bahadur Shah Zafar and the earliest Indian Atlas have been brought to Delhi ...